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storm that slammed the east coast is finally headed out to sea but people living in the hardest hit areas aren't out of the woods yet. work crews are scrambling to clear roads and remove downed the massive winter storm that slammed the east coast is finally headed out to sea but people living in the hardest hit areas aren't out of the woods yet. work crews are scrambling to clear roads and remove downed power lines before the work week begins. and while rising temperatures are expected to help cleanup efforts, officials warn that melting snow and ice could make roads more hazardous. ... : --lead in-- the massive east coast blizzard is over --reporter pkg-as follows-- it will not be business as usual monday -- as east coast cities like baltimore, philadelphia, the massive winter storm that slammed the east coast is finally headed out to sea but people living in the hardest hit areas aren't out of the woods yet. work crews are scrambling to clear roads and remove downed power lines before the work week begins. and while rising temperatures are expected to help cleanup efforts, officials warn that melting snow and ice could make roads more hazardous. ... : --lead in-- the massive east coast blizzard is over --reporter pkg-as follows-- it will not be business as usual monday -- as east coast cities like baltimore, philadelphia, new york, and the washington, d.c. area continue digging out from the region's major weekend blizzard. on sunday, baltimore mayor, stephanie rawlings-blake said the clean up will take time i'm asking for residents to continue to be patient.
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airport resumed service sunday and septa officials said most mass transit will slowly get back online throughout the day we haven't operated these trains in a couple of days now. we're doing what we can to bring people in early to make sure they operate, but it is going to be a slow start. the new york travel ban was lifted and area subway and rail lines will run today but mayor deblasio encouraged residents to avoid driving leave your car where it is. don't try to shovel it out today. and though they didn't get much snow, some residents along new jersey's shore said they saw damage from the storm worse than from super storm sandy in 2012. there was more debris than there was from sandy laying all over the streets and here in washington, d.c. area, the federal government, as well as maryland and virginia state governments are closed again today as officials continue clean up efforts. virginia this was a major event. there was a tremendous amount of snow. i caution everybody. it's going to take a while to remove all of this snow. now that the blizzard has passed, airlines are faced with the challenge of getting back on track.
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were canceled when the storm dumped ice and snow on airports from the carolinas to new england. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. a ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions through much of the week. air quality will worsen through mid week before the next system moves into the region bringing chances for rain and snow by the end of the week into the weekend. && .short term... a weak slider-type system continues to push through the sierra. associated moisture has been mostly confined west of the sierra crest in central california. there were a few showers in the sierra and around reno earlier in the night, but largely only trace amounts of snow fell. webcams did show well. even with the inversions, temperatures will warm police are investigating a stabbing that happened at a local motel. reno police were called to the star of reno motel at fourth and arlington around 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. they say an unidentified woman was taken to
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to her back and stomach. based on the information we received, information was given to other officers, they were able to locate the suspect a couple of blocks away and reno officers are talking to her now. reno police say the woman is now in custody. no word on what prompted the stabbing. we're getting a look at the man who police say is the suspect in connection with two armed robberies at local convenience stores. 20-year-old austin miller is in custody on two counts of armed robbery and one count of obstructing an officer. police were called to an am/pm on south virginia street after an armed robbery early yesterday morning. a short time later, officers attempted to stop a man matching the suspect description as he left a 7-eleven on wells avenue. the man - later identified as miller - took off running - but was caught by police. officers also found a handgun that miller tried to toss while running away. after he was in custody police learned that
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accused of robbing the 7-eleven he was seen leaving just before his arrest. he was searched and found to have property stolen from both stores. 33-year-old adam gardner is charged with robbery and battery with a deadly weapon after being accused of a stabbing in the atlantis casino parking lot saturday afternoon. atlantis security held gardner and a woman until police arrived after they say he tried to stab someone while trying to take their watch. the victim was taken to renown, and is expected to be ok. 25-year-old joshua canada is the third person to be arrested in connection with last week's shooting on sutro street. darius jones and christina rooney are already in custody in connection with the downtwon shooting. police say the trio held up a couple threatening them with pistols. the male victim refused and was shot. his injuries were not life-threatening. after the shooting the group ran off. a short time later, detectives found several suspects at an apartment with
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the victims, firearms and drugs. and in douglas county, an r-v fire is under investigation after it caught fire on fish springs road yesterday afternoon. sergeant pat brooks with the douglas county sheriff's office says the flames destroyed the r-v and threatened a near by propane tank, prompting a brief evacuation of the property. east fork fire protection district, was able to stop the fire before it reached the home on the property and fire officials say everyone got out safe. no word yet on the cause of the fire. pine middle school students and staff will finally be returning to school today after a water pipe burst over winter break -- forcing the school to shut down for repairs. school officials say asbestos abatement made the repairs even more complicated. the washoe county school district has spent more than a million dollars repairing the school. classes will start 15 minutes early everyday until spring break to help make up for that
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the douglas county community development department will be holding a meeting today - asking for public comments on solar power plant criteria. the meeting starts at 5:30 until 6:30 p-m at the community center on waterloo lane in gardnerville. last june, the board of commissioners adopted an ordinance placing a temporary moratorium on large scale solar facilities. the input received at today's meeting will be used in consideration of revised regulations. a new gas station had it's grand opening over the weekend in silver springs - the first new business in the area in years. and local officials say there's more businesses on the way. the anticipated extension of u-s-a parkway from i-80 through the tahoe reno industrial center-- to u-s 50 at silver springs-- is fueling the growth. > hoyen: "it's the tesla effect like i said. the road that's been promised to come out for at least 30 years is now happening. so we should have that done by august 2017." a restaurant, a pharmacy and a truck stop are also expected
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ahead. there's also talk of a hotel, and an air freight hub at the airport. mount rose has finally had a winter filled with lots of snow... and now the owner of the resort is looking to sell... plus... "this is the closest thing that i have to religion in my life" the match up is set. the denver broncos taking on the carolina panthers in super bowl 50. a look at some of the preps ahead of the big game. coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast. that's next on kolo 8 news now. now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly
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resort is now up for sale. in a statement the resort sent out to season pass holders, it explains that at 95- years-old, owner fritz buser is ready to retire. the resort says recent weather has made this the right time to sell. buser has owned the resort since 1971. it's a mix of private property and land leased from the u.s. forest service for a total of 12-hundred "skiable" acres. after a couple of weather related delays.... sky tavern ski and snowboard school finally kicked off their season this weekend. kolo 8 news now's chris buckley has the story. "i love snowboarding" "hows the snow? good." about 14-hundred kids took to the slopes at sky tavern for opening day sunday. "we have great weather we have great snow, great fun and the program is doing well we have a bunch of happy kids and a bunch of happy parents which is awesome." the snow is better than it's been in years...
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also responsible for pushing back the start date.. from the 16th to the 24th. "we had too much wind a little too much ice. safety is our first concern and we wanted to make sure we had a good safe project." sky tavern is the nation's oldest and largest non profit ski and snowboard program... and it's all volunteer run. a lot of the instructors learned to ski here. "it's a great way to learn the basics, get on the big hill." and now pass that knowledge on to the next generation. "teaching kids, seeing the smiles and having them ski" there's still time to sign up... and room for all ages and abilities. "we have a great adaptive program, great sky kids program so it's a very good program for the community its a great community service for everyone here."
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now. the super bowl 50 match-up is set ... the denver broncos will face-off against the carolina panthers. new york celebrated last night by lighting up the empire state building in both teams' colors. denver inched out a win against the new england patriots 20-to-18... while the panthers beat the arizona cardinals 49-15. super bowl 50 will take place on february 7-th at levi's stadium in santa clara, california. another big game everyones excited about is u-n-rs recent win against u-n-l-v with the wolf pack rallying past the rebels 65-63 -- their 4th win over the in state rival in their last 6 meetings. over 11 - thousand people attended saturday night's game at lawlor event center -- the 5th largest men's basketball crowd in lawlor history.
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washington d.c.. a ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions through much of the week. air quality will worsen through mid week before the next system moves into the region bringing chances for rain and snow by the end of the week into the weekend. && .short term... a weak slider-type system continues to push through the sierra. associated moisture has been mostly confined west of the sierra crest in central
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sierra and around reno earlier in the night, but largely only trace amounts of snow fell. webcams did show some snow covered roads in lassen county and there could be some slick conditions mainly from truckee northward. however, the vorticity lobe supporting this system is shearing out, and snow showers are dissipating. there will be some lingering cloud cover today from this system, but very little chance of further precipitation. otherwise, there could be some patchy freezing fog along typical sierra locations like the martis and sierra valleys this morning. a ridge of high pressure will settle over the region from this afternoon through wednesday night. the
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will be valley inversions resulting in poorer air quality each morning with poor mixing conditions as well. even with the inversions, temperatures will warm above seasonal averages into the low/mid 50s for western nevada and mid/upper 40s for sierra valleys. high cloud cover begins to increase later wednesday as the next system approaches the
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oil prices continue to drop... and no deflate-gate controversy here... the super bowl matchup is set. good morning. topping "america's money" -- the lowest gas prices in seven years. >> it's down eight cents over the past two weeks to a national average of $1.83 a gallon. much lower in some areas. >> as it continues to drop, products shipped by truck are getting cheaper. and believe it or not, some airfares are, as well. "the revenant" was number one at the box office this weekend. people in the storm-ravaged east possibly looking for tips on how to survive a brutal land scrape. >> hundreds of theaters were closed due to the storm. "star wars" was in second.
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already making the footballs that will be used in the super bowl. shortly after the matchup was set, wilson tweeted out these images. >> the denver broncos and carolina panthers team names already on the balls, a if you're looking to save money on your medicare part d prescriptions, walgreens says, carpe med diem. seize the day to get more out of life and medicare part d. just switch to walgreens for savings that'll be the highlight of your day. now preview the cost of your copay before you fill.
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for your help after.. they say their puppy was stolen in front of their home. the family says.. their seven year old... tori.. ran outside to wait for the ice cream. her step-father looked away for a moment... and at that moment they a truck pulled up... stopped and some guys grabbed the dog and then drove off. the two men are described as hispanic and the truck is a late 90s dark blue chevy blazer with a raiders sign on the back. this wasn't the first time the family has seen the car.
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butt with everett: we got her 2 months right before christmas, she's been a joy to us. when she was taken, it was heartbreaking. the family says they will be offering a reward for diva's return. if you've seen her... you can call reno police or call the owners. you can find their phone number on kolotv.com under hot topics. the reno police department is helping residents in old southwest reno get a neighborhood watch program going again after a recent spike in crime in the area. "a lot of neighborhood watch meetings that i do, there's neighbors that live next to each other for 0 to 15 years and they don't even know each others names, this brings the together for a common cause of protecting themselves." council member jenny brekhus organized a meeting for residents at the mckinley arts and culture center... after hearing from concerned neighbors. the decision comes after several car and home break-ins in the area over the holidays. if you're interested in starting a neighborhood watch program in your
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get started is to call reno direct at 334-info. it's sound like the plot to a great action movie... but this was real life... two escaped convicts run off into the woods... but then have to call 9- 1-1 shortly after to be rescued. and alaska is known for its wilderness and cold weather... not necessarily earthquakes.
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i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of theroissants. then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage,
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earthquake struck south-central alaska early yesterday morning, causing gas leaks, house fires and power outages. it hit about 160 miles southwest of anchorage. police say there were no major injuries or major damage but fire fighters there were battling three house fires sparked by gas leaks. the alaska earthquake center recorded about 30 aftershocks. a ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions through much of the week. air quality will worsen through mid week before the next system moves into the region bringing chances for rain and snow by the end of the week into the weekend. a weak slider-type system continues to
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high drama in the sierra ... as a chase turned into a rescue mission... after two fugitives trying to escape from the law nearly died in freezing conditions. "i have never seen two people happier to go to jail. because they knew they were going to be dry and warm." police found a number of drugs in the suspects' vehicle ... along with a handgun. the two fugitives were hiding in a wooded area along highway 50 in el dorado county. they had no choice but to call 9-1-1 as a winter storm moved in. the pair huddled together overnight to keep warm... then on saturday morning...the swat team were transported to a waiting ambulance for treatment. both men were treated at a hospital and turned arrest. the countdown is on to
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a look at the latest endorsements for hillary clinton and donald trump. plus ... a major decision is expected today that could affect current solar customers. why they may not have to pay higher rates after all. you're watching kolo 8 news now. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno." good morning.
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good morning. it's monday, january 25th. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence.
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